Bunmi Ojo, an ally of Segun Oni, a past governor of Ekiti state, is dead, The Cable reports.
Ojo was reportedly shot dead in Ado-Ekiti, capital of the state, around 8:30pm on Friday.
“He was trailed to a viewing centre along Adebayo road, here in Ado-Ekiti. The match between Leicester and Manchester United was ongoing then,” the source said.
“Immediately they identified him, his killers opened fire on him.”
Someone who witnessed the murder claims that assailants parked their vehicle in front of the viewing centre.
“They speed off after confirming that he had died,”
Caleb Ikechukwu, spokesman the Ekiti police command, could not be reached for comment as he neither answered nor responded to the text message sent.
The deceased served as personal assistant to Oni when he was governor of the state between 2007 and 2010.
He also participated actively in oni’s bid for re election in Oni’s bid to lead the state again.